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Council Minutes 10/18/06

 

VILLAGE OF GRANVILLE


COUNCIL MINUTES


October 18, 2006


 


CALL TO ORDER (by Mayor Hartfield at 7:35 pm)

(by Mayor Hartfield at 7:35 pm)

 


PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE


 


ROLL CALL

 

Those responding to the roll call were Councilmembers Barsky, Mershon, Mayor Hartfield; Manager Holycross, and Law Director Crites.

 

Mayor Hartfield stated that there would not be a quorum until Councilmember Tegtmeyer arrived and she believed she would be 15-20 minutes late. She indicated that no business would take place until Councilmember Tegtmeyer arrived.


Councilmember Tegtmeyer arrived at 7:46pm and Mayor Hartfield resumed the Council meeting.

 

Councilmember Barsky moved to excuse Councilmember’s McGowan and O’Keefe and Vice Mayor Herman. Second by Councilmember Mershon.

 

 


APPROVAL OF AGENDA (7:46 pm)

(7:46 pm)

 

Councilmember Mershon moved to accept the agenda as presented. Seconded by Barsky. Motion carried (4-0).

 

 


CITIZENS COMMENTS (7:47 pm)

(7:47 pm)

 

No one appeared to speak for Citizens’ Comments.

 

Mayor Hartfield closed Citizens’ Comments at 7:47 pm.


PUBLIC HEARING


Ordinance No. 13-06, An Ordinance To Amend Ordinance No. 43-05 Providing For Adjustments Of The Annual Budget For The Fiscal Year 2006 And Revising Sums For Operating Expenses.


No one appeared to speak in regards to Ordinance No. 13-06.


Mayor Hartfield closed the public hearing at 7:48 pm.


 


OLD BUSINESS


Ordinance No. 13-06, An Ordinance To Amend Ordinance No. 43-05 Providing For Adjustments Of The Annual Budget For The Fiscal Year 2006 And Revising Sums For Operating Expenses was reintroduced by Councilmember Mershon. Second by Councilmember Barsky.

, An Ordinance To Amend Ordinance No. 43-05 Providing For Adjustments Of The Annual Budget For The Fiscal Year 2006 And Revising Sums For Operating Expenses was reintroduced by Councilmember Mershon. Second by Councilmember Barsky.

Discussion: Councilmember Barsky noted the increase in street light repairs and wondered if this was due to random occurrence or for another reason. Molly Roberts stated that it was a random occurrence. Councilmember Barsky also asked if the funding for FOP negotiations is included in the Ordinance and Ms. Roberts stated that it is included.


 


Roll call vote: Councilmembers Mershon, Tegtmeyer, Hartfield, Barsky. (4-0) Ordinance No. 13-06 is adopted.


 


NEW BUSINESS


Ordinance No. 14-06, An Ordinance Providing For The Issuance Of Not To Exceed $1,250,000 Of Notes By The Village Of Granville, Ohio, In Anticipation Of The Issuance Of Bonds For The Purpose Of Paying Part Of The Cost Of Acquiring The Mansion Building Property Located At 537 Jones Road For Village Purposes was introduced by councilmember Barsky. Second by Councilmember Tegtmeyer.

An Ordinance Providing For The Issuance Of Not To Exceed $1,250,000 Of Notes By The Village Of Granville, Ohio, In Anticipation Of The Issuance Of Bonds For The Purpose Of Paying Part Of The Cost Of Acquiring The Mansion Building Property Located At 537 Jones Road For Village Purposes was introduced by councilmember Barsky. Second by Councilmember Tegtmeyer.

 


Mayor Hartfield scheduled the public hearing for Ordinance No. 14-06 for November 1, 2006. Ms. Roberts pointed out that the emergency clause referenced in the Ordinance is a mistake and will be removed.


Resolution No. 06-42, To Award The Contract For the Purchase Of Water Treatment Chemicals was introduced by Councilmember Barsky. Second by Councilmember Mershon.

To Award The Contract For the Purchase Of Water Treatment Chemicals was introduced by Councilmember Barsky. Second by Councilmember Mershon.

Discussion: Councilmember Mershon inquired on the price per ton. Ms. Roberts stated that there is a slight increase and it is approximately $109.00/ton.


 


Resolution No. 06-42 was adopted (4-0).


 


REVIEW OF MINUTES


Regularly Scheduled Meeting of October 4, 2006.

Councilmember Mershon moved to accept the minutes as amended. Seconded by Councilmember Tegtmeyer. Motion carried 4-0.

 


MAYOR’S COURT REPORT – September


The Mayor’s Court Report for the month of September was presented for review.


Discussion: Councilmember Barsky asked if there is a trend of juvenile incidences being referred to Juvenile Court. Mayor Hartfield stated that she would need to see the previous twelve months of reports to tell. Councilmember Barsky questioned if the juvenile incidences are random, local, and/or incoming. Manager Holycross stated that the staff could research this matter.


Councilmember Barsky moved to accept the September report, seconded by Councilmember Tegtmeyer. Motion carried 4-0.


Mayor Hartfield instructed the report be filed with the Clerk. A copy of the said report is included as part of these minutes.


MANAGER’S REPORT – September


The Manager’s Report for the month of September was presented for review.


Discussion: Councilmember Barsky asked if the work on Mulberry and Broadway is related to the storm sewer main. Manager Holycross believed it was related and he stated he would double check. He also told Council that he believed the work was complete.


Councilmember Mershon thanked Manager Holycross and staff for providing the Property Value page with the Manager’s Report.


 


Councilmember Mershon moved to accept the September report, seconded by Councilmember Barsky. Motion carried 4-0.


Mayor Hartfield instructed the report be filed with the Clerk. A copy of said report is included as part of these minutes.


 


COMMITTEE REPORTS


Economic, Finance, Personnel Committee (EFP) – (Herman, Mershon, Tegtmeyer)


No Report.


Granville Foundation – (Tegtmeyer)

Councilmember Tegtmeyer stated that they met on October 17th and had a work session. She stated that the next meeting will be November 5th.

Light, Safety, Sts/Sidewalks, Utility Committee (LSSU) – (Hartfield, Herman, McGowan)

 

No Report.

 

 

 

Planning Commission – (O’Keefe)

 

Councilmember Tegtmeyer stated that she attended the meeting and the meeting minutes are part of Council’s packets if they had any questions. Councilmember Mershon asked when and if Council would see the Arby’s application. Manager Holycross guessed that the matter could be before Council at their next Council meeting and that Council would be looking at a recommendation made by the Planning Commission. Councilmember Barsky stated that the Charter states that one sign per building is permissible and she noticed that the Arby’s application asked for four signs to be approved. Councilmember Tegtmeyer stated that the Planning Commission moved to leave some of the signs, but they did reduce the number allowed. Manager Holycross stated that the applicant would be building in an area zoned as PUD (Planned Unit Development) and it is his recollection that the guidelines are not as strict. Councilmember Tegtmeyer added that it was her sense during the meeting that the Planning Commission members felt they were getting cooperation from the applicant and they worked on a compromise.

 

Planning & Zoning Committee – (Barsky, Mershon, O’Keefe)

 

No Report.

 

Comprehensive Plan – (Barsky)

 

No Report.

 

 

 

Recreation Commission – (McGowan)

 

No Report.

 

Senior Committee – (O’Keefe)

 

No Report.

 

 

 

Tree & Landscape Commission (Barsky)

 

No Report.

 

Union Cemetery (Mershon)

 

Councilmember Mershon stated that one Township Trustee and worker headed up the efforts for the year-end cleanup at the cemetery and they did a wonderful job.

 

 

 

 

 

 

OTHER COUNCIL MATTERS


Mayor Hartfield stated that she and others (Trustee Havens, Scot Prebles, Molly Roberts, and Don Holycross) met on October 17th and had a good session. The purpose of the meeting was to keep the lines of communication open between the Township, Village, and Schools. She indicated that if anyone on Council had an item that they would like discussed to please let her know because they plan to meet monthly.


Mayor Hartfield stated that there will be a Tri-City (Granville, Heath, and Newark) meeting on October 30th at 6:30pm at the Davis-Shai House. She stated that Pataskala was also invited to the meeting. Mayor Hartfield stated that they will have a sixty to ninety minute presentation on ethics. Councilmember Barsky wondered if the presentation would be a canned presentation or tailored to the three different communities with three different organizational structures. She stated that she recently attended a presentation on ethics and only five minutes of the presentation was useful for the Village. She also stated that the Municipal League gave a very good presentation on ethics that was very beneficial. Manager Holycross stated that the Comprehensive Plan Steering Committee is the same night as the Tri-City meeting (6:00pm). Council discussed the possibility of trying to change meeting times and opted to leave the meeting times as is.


Councilmember Tegtmeyer asked if it has been decided when Council will meet to further address the work priorities they previously put together. Manager Holycross stated that the staff is in the process of reviewing the priority list and they plan to come back to Council for their review and approval of a rough time schedule.


Mayor Hartfield stated that there will be a Chamber of Commerce breakfast at the Cherry Valley Lodge at 7:30am on October 19th.


 


EXECUTIVE SESSION


Councilmember Mershon moved to enter into Executive Session, Pursuant to ORC 121.22(G)(1) – "To consider the discipline, demotion or dismissal of a member of Public Office or the Planning Commission". Second by Councilmember Barsky.

Councilmember Mershon moved to enter into Executive Session, Pursuant to ORC 121.22(G)(1) – "To consider the discipline, demotion or dismissal of a member of Public Office or the Planning Commission". Second by Councilmember Barsky.

Roll call vote: Herman, Mershon, Barsky, Hartfield, Tegtmeyer.


Time in: 8:12 pm


Councilmember Mershon moved to return to regular session. Second by Councilmember Barsky.


Roll call vote: Tegtmeyer, Herman, Mershon, Barsky, Hartfield.


Time out: 9:07pm


 


ADJOURNMENT (9:08pm)

(9:08pm)

Councilmember Barsky moved to adjourn. Second by Councilmember Tegtmeyer. Motion carried, 5-0. Meeting adjourned.

 

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